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Leadership Formation Retreat

4th Apr 2014

The Mercy Partners Leadership Formation Retreat took place this week (Wednesday April 2nd – Friday April 4th) at Robertson Gardens. Representatives from a Mercy College in Parramatta, Presentation Sisters and Franciscan Sisters’ Colleges attended. This is providing an exciting mix of charisms and traditions which will be explored further in subsequent Retreats.

Archbishop Mark Coleridge provided the keynote presentation in which he focussed on the mission of Jesus and how the lay people in the Church have taken up that challenge. Sr Mary Coloe pbvm spoke to us about the spirituality of the laity, and the value of our work. Sr Anne Hetherington rsm spoke to us about the Theology of Sponsorship, providing some interesting insights into the beginnings of Mercy Partners and its role in the Church.

Photos and a video of the Archbishop’s presentation will be available on our website next week.

Mark Coleridge Mary Coloe Keynote speakersAnne Hetherington: Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge,
  Dr Mary Coloe pbvm and Anne Hetherington rsm.